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Publication numberWO2002003883 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2001/021564
Publication date12 Sep 2002
Filing date9 Jul 2001
Priority date10 Jul 2000
Also published asUS6676989, US20020051846, WO2002003883A2
Publication numberPCT/2001/21564, PCT/US/1/021564, PCT/US/1/21564, PCT/US/2001/021564, PCT/US/2001/21564, PCT/US1/021564, PCT/US1/21564, PCT/US1021564, PCT/US121564, PCT/US2001/021564, PCT/US2001/21564, PCT/US2001021564, PCT/US200121564, WO 0203883 A3, WO 0203883A3, WO 2002/003883 A3, WO 2002003883 A3, WO 2002003883A3, WO-A3-0203883, WO-A3-2002003883, WO0203883 A3, WO0203883A3, WO2002/003883A3, WO2002003883 A3, WO2002003883A3
InventorsRobert K Becker, Avrum Freytsis, Allen R Kirkpatrick
ApplicantEpion Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Improving effectiveness of medical stents by gcib
WO 2002003883 A3
Abstract
Effectiveness of medical stents can be improved by processing with a GCIB (302) processor (300) that comprises a coronary stent (10); lens voltage (VL1, VL2) power supplies (142, 144); axis (304, 336, 338); beam aperture plate (306) with defining aperture (310); collecting device (314); plate support (308); electrically insulating supports (316); current conducting lead (318); dose processor (324); beam gate (320); electrical control cable (322); manipulator (400); motor shaft (332); flexible shaft coupler (334); rotary motor (328); vacuum feedthrough (330); vacuum pumping systems (146a-c); gas source (112); metering valve (113); gas feed tube (114); stagnation chamber (116); nozzle (11); supersonic gas jet (118); cylinder (111); gas skimmer aperture (120); ionizer (122); incandescent filaments (124); chambers (104, 106, 108); vacuum vessel (102); voltage electrodes (126); anode voltage (VA) power supply (134); filament voltage (VF) power supply (136); extraction voltage (VE) power supply (138); and accelerator voltage (VACC) power supply (140).
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Classifications
International ClassificationC23F3/00, A61F2/06, A61F2/90
Cooperative ClassificationH01J2237/0812, A61F2/91, C23F3/00
European ClassificationC23F3/00
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